93rd BOMB SQUADRON – HERITAGE – LAFAYETTE ESCADRILLE

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93rd BOMB SQUADRON (AFRC)

Lineage. Organized as 93 Aero Squadron on 21 Aug 1917. Demobilized on 31 Mar 1919. Reconstituted, and consolidated (14 Oct 1936) with 93 Bombardment Squadron which was constituted on 1 Mar 1935. Activated on 20 Oct 1939. Redesignated: 93 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 6 Dec 1939; 93 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy on 28 Mar 1944. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1944. Activated on 1 Apr 1944. Redesignated: 93 Bombardment Squadron, Medium on 10 Aug 1948; 93 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 1 Jul 1961. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Feb 1963. Redesignated 93 Bomb Squadron, and activated in the Reserve, on 1 Oct 1993.

Assignments. 3 Pursuit Group, by 28 Jul 1918; 1 Air Depot, 11 Dec 1918-4 Mar 1919; unkn, 13-31 Mar 1919. 19 Bombardment Group, 20 Oct 1939-1 Apr 1944 (ground echelon attached to 5 Interceptor Command, c. 19 Dec 1941-May 1942). 19 Bombardment Group, 1 Apr 1944; 19 Bombardment Wing, 1 Jun 1953; 4239 Strategic Wing, 1 Aug 1961-1 Feb 1963. 917 Operations Group, 1 Oct 1993-.

Stations. Kelly Field, TX, 21 Aug-29 Sep 1917; England, 29 Oct 1917; Beaulieu, England, Jan-24 Jun 1918; Issoudun, France, c. 7 Jul 1918; Vaucouleurs, France, 28 Jul 1918; Lisle-en-Barrois, France, 24 Sep 1918; Foucaucourt, France, 6 Nov 1918; Colombey-les-Belles, France, c. 15 Dec 1918; Romorautin, France, 2 Feb 1919-4 Mar 1919; Garden City, NY, 13-31 Mar 1919. March Field, CA, 20 Oct 1939; Albuquerque, NM, Jun-27 Sep 1941; Clark Field, Luzon, c. 23 Oct 1941; Batchelor Field, Australia, c. 19 Dec 1941 (ground echelon on Luzon and Mindanao, c. 19 Dec 1941-May 1942); Singosari, Java, c. 1 Jan 1942; Melbourne, Australia, c. 1 Mar 1942; Cloncurry, Australia, 29 Mar 1942; Longreach, Australia, 18 May 1942; Mareeba, Australia, 23 Jul-c. 25 Oct 1942; Pocatello AAFld, ID, c. 28 Dec 1942; Pyote AAFld, TX, c. 18 Jan 1943-1 Apr 1944. Great Bend AAFld, KS, 1 Apr-7 Dec 1944; North Field (later, Andersen AFB), Guam, 16 Jan 1945; Kadena AB, Okinawa, 27 Jun 1950-18 May 1954; Pinecastle AFB, FL, c. 2 Jun 1954; Homestead AFB, FL, c. 25 Jun 1956; Kincheloe AFB, MI, 1 Aug 1961-1 Feb 1963. Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Oct 1993-.

Aircraft. In addition to SPAD XIII, briefly flew SPAD VII, 1918. B-18 and B-17, successively, 1939-1941; B-17, and probably B-24 and LB-30, during period 7 Dec 1941-Oct 1942; B-17, 1942-1944. B-29, 1944-1954; B-47, 1954-1961; B-52, 1961-1963. B-52, 1993-.

Operations. Combat in France as a pursuit unit, 11 Aug-10 Nov 1918. Combat in Southwest Pacific, 7 Dec 1941-c. 24 Oct 1942; ground echelon fought with infantry units in Philippine Islands, c.19 Dec 1941-May 1942; replacement training unit, 1 Feb 1943-1 Apr 1944. Combat in Western Pacific, c. 12 Feb-15 Aug 1945. Combat in Korea, 28 Jun 1950-25 Jul 1953. Bombardment training, 1954-1963 and 1993-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater

Campaign Streamers. World War I: Lorraine; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. World War II: Philippine Islands; East Indies; Air Offensive, Japan; Papua; Guadalcanal; Western Pacific; Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea Summer 1953.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Philippine Islands, 7 Dec 1941-10 May 1942; Philippine Islands, 8-22 Dec 1941; Philippines and Netherlands Indies, 1 Jan-1 Mar 1942; Philippine Islands, 6 Jan-8 Mar 1942; Papua, 23 Jul-[24 Oct 1942]; New Britain, 7-12 Aug 1942; Japan, 9-19 Mar 1945; Kobe, Japan, 5 Jun 1945; Korea, 28 Jun-15 Sep 1950. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1993-1 Jul 1995; 1 Oct 1997-30 Sep 1999. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WWII). Korean Presidential Unit Citation: 7 Jul 1950-27 Jul 1953.

Emblem. Approved on 24 Apr 1942.

 

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm